The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Performance Tuning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Tuning over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Performance Tuning
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 20 29
Rank change year-on-year -6 +9  
Contract jobs citing Performance Tuning 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.62% 2.22% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 3.16% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £250 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.36% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year - -38.46%  

Performance Tuning is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 138 95 137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 85.71% 70.37% 87.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 47 62
Median daily rate £425 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +6.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Performance Tuning
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing Performance Tuning as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tuning in Watford

Performance Tuning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Performance Tuning in Watford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tuning in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Tuning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Performance Tuning.

1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Conversion
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Logical Data Model
1 1 (100.00%) Physical Data Model
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (100.00%) Data Deduplication

Performance Tuning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Conversion
1 1 (100.00%) Data Deduplication
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Logical Data Model
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Physical Data Model
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle